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Pic-O-De-Crop semifinalists draw for positions

Perennial semifinalist and veteran calypsonian Smokey Burke from the Super Gladiators tent will lead the pack for the 2017 Pic-O-De- Crop semifinals. The semifinalists were announced early Friday morning at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre and drew for their positions yesterday at the National Cultural Foundation (NCF). Following Smokey Burke will be former Junior Monarch […]

$60,000 boost for Pan Pun De Sand

Massy Barbados has presented $60,000 to the National Cultural Foundation (NCF) towards sponsorship of the 2017 edition of Pan Pun De Sand. Director of Sales and Marketing Mark Doherty said Massy Barbados came on board shortly after the inception of the event and has not looked back. He said the company has seen an increase […]

Eight to vie for Sweet Soca title

The 2017 Sweet Soca Finals will be a very keenly contested one. The finalists were announced early this morning after more than four hours of gruelling competition.  Among those heading to Bushy Park on July 30 for the popular Soca Royale competition, are strong vocalists, former monarchs and one newcomer.  Songbirds Nikita, Damien Marvay and […]

Party Monarch finalists announced

Two first-time finalists, three former monarchs and two veteran calypsonians are among the group heading to Soca Royale for the Party Monarch Finals come July 30.  The finalists were announced just before 5 this morning at Phenomenal Friday which was held at Kensington Oval.  Faith and newcomer to competition Saffiyah will be heading to Bushy […]

Stiffy does the double

Bashment Soca King Stiffy has done the double! He beat out the seven other finalists with his song Tip and Ben Ova to reclaim his title in front of thousands at Kensington Oval early this morning.  An elated Stiffy jumped all across the stage as he was announced the winner of $50 000 and a […]

Ready for Phenomenal Friday

The stage is set for Phenomenal Friday this coming Friday. The highly anticipated event will feature the Bashment Soca finals and the Sweet Soca Party Monarch semifinals. Organizer of the event, Rudy Maloney of 4D Entertainment, said everything is in place and they’re ready to put on a spectacular show. “Preparations are coming along nicely. […]

Police shut down another teen event

For the second time in one week, members of the Royal Barbados Police Force have shut down a teen event. The Inter-School Deejay Competition, held at Carlisle House, The City, was in its final stages around 11:45 p.m. when it was brought to an abrupt end. No reason was given for the shutdown, however, organizers […]

Thumbs up for Crop Over Opening Gala

The 2017 First Citizens Crop Opening Gala and Ceremonial Delivery of the Last Canes has been given a thumbs up by its producer. The event, which was normally held in the island’s capital, was moved to the east of the island and held at King George V Memorial Park in St Philip this year. Producer […]

Crop Over 2017 launched

The best of Bajan culture was on show for this afternoon’s Crop Over Opening Gala and Ceremonial Delivery of the Last Canes. The event at the King George V Memorial Park commenced with much fanfare, including singing, dancing and acting. Entertainer Antoine Williams took to the stage to deliver Speechifying, commemorating the longevity and excitement […]

Sweet soca at Mega Cavalcade

The numbers might have been subpar but the soca was sweet for days at the Hott 95.3 Mega Cavalcade at Checker Hall, St Lucy. Those who gathered on the playing field enjoyed every last drop of soca from seasoned artists as well as some newcomers. The Mega Cavalcade, which kicked off the three-month long festival, […]

David Rudder shines at Soleil St Lucia Summer Festival

Hundreds packed into Pigeon Island donned with blankets and chairs, for the second night of the Soleil St Lucia Summer Festival. Patrons could not get enough of the legendary David Rudder who graced the stage just after midnight. He entertained the adoring fans for about an hour, signing some of his greatest hits, among them, […]

Show stopper

Didn’t disappoint! Rihanna stunned at the 2017 Met Gala, where the singer and red carpet mainstay sashayed in a show-stopping outfit that instantly became the talk of social media. This year’s Met Gala theme was an ode to Commes des Garcons founder Rei Kawakubo, with many of the celebrities in attendance wearing garments both crafted and […]

Spectacular Reggae on the Hill

The highly anticipated and ever popular Reggae on the Hill was quite a spectacular show, or in the words of the younger people, ‘it was lit’. Reggae on the Hill brought the Digicel Barbados Reggae Festival to a grand climax last night at the historic Farley Hill National Park. Organizers were expecting just over 20,000 […]

Hundreds flock to Reggae on the Hill

Hundreds of reggae lovers have descended on Farley Hill National Park as the 2017 Reggae Festival culminates with the popular Reggae on the Hill show. Fans have been strolling in with coolers, picnic chairs, blankets and umbrellas in hand, ready to party. The BCC Ensemble, Triple X, Amber Orano and Super Frost have already performed […]

Technical glitch affects Vintage Reggae show

Technical difficulties brought last night’s Digicel Vintage Reggae and Dance to a standstill for nearly an hour. Minutes into the performance of Jamaican artist Flourgan, shouts of “we can’t hear you, we can’t hear you” could be heard coming from patrons. Flourgan had to leave the stage around 11:25 p.m. as technicians rushed to get […]

Too lewd

Local entertainment promoter FAS Promotions is being accused of promoting prostitution through song during last night’s Digicel Barbados Reggae Beach Party, a charge the company denied. A self-proclaimed prostitute known only as Natalie performed the now popular song Dirty Harry with singers SK and Pummydoo during the early hours of the show. The song, which […]

4 City’s big plan

There’s a talented group rocking Barbados as it makes the rounds across the country at various events. 4 City, which is led by Phillip ‘Phillen’ Price, is weaving its way into the hearts of Barbadians one performance at a time. So far it has only received raving reviews from its acts at Power Play 2, Boosted […]

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